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1. Task Meetings

Date (dd/mm/yyyy) Url Indico Agenda Title Outcome
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2. Main Achievements


During quarter 15 documentation activities were focused on defining OLA framework and related SLAs with help from FedSM project. Another activity was creation of manual how to enable accounitng and information system publishing for integrated middlewares.

Availability reporting

Within quarter 15 availability reporting was performed as usual on a monthly basis. Publication of results and re-computation requests regarding A/R results were handled by the SLM unit via GGUS.

Catch all services and core grid services

VO services

Few bugs regarding the notifications mechanism on EMI-3 VOMS have been identified. The VOMS development team was notified, bugs have been accepted and rollout of bug fixes has been taking place.

A replication issue that affected availability of VOMS service was found around mid-December and it has been resolved.

EGI Catch all CA

The EGI catch-all CA has switched over. New CA bundle accepted via EUGridPMA and included in 1.55 release. New CA issues SHA-2 end entity certificates and SHA-2 compliant CRLs from 1st of January 2014 and henceforth. Old CA will continue operations (only CRL issuance).

New RAs have been established within QR15 (Nigeria and Tanzania).

Core services for site certification

Code base of site-certification.egi.eu has been refactored. Deployment of the new software release on the production service has taken place within QR15.

Operational Tools

During quarter 15 maintenance operations on the midmon dedicated SAM instance (used for monitoring of running middleware versions on sites) have been applied. Also several new probes have been added that enable and assist the campaign for unsupported middleware service instances.

Also a new security nagios box based on SAM-Update-22 has been deployed. All checks and probes from the old instance have been moved to the new one and after testing the consistency of the results the new one has replaced the old one.

3. Issues and Mitigation

Issue Description Mitigation Description

4. Plans for the next period


Documentation activites in quarter 16 will focuse on further creating and improving SLA and OLA documents what is required to support IT Service Management process. 

Availability reporting

Investigation of whether operational tools advancements can simplify the procedure of providing A/R reports.

Catch all services and core grid services

VO Services

Removal of dteam VO legacy groups and re-organization of Group managers per group (champaign is on-going).

EGI Catch All CA

Expand the network of RAs as needed.

Core Services for Site Certification

Maintenance and regular updates.

Operational tools

Maintenance and updates from middleware monitoring and security nagios instances.